a feeling or attitude of deep respect tinged with awe; veneration.
the outward manifestation of this feeling:
to pay reverence.
a gesture indicative of deep respect; an obeisance, bow, or curtsy.
the state of being revered, or treated with respect tinged with awe.
(initial capital letter) a title used in addressing or mentioning a member of the clergy (usually preceded by your or his).
verb (used with object), reverenced, reverencing.
to regard or treat with reverence; venerate:
One should reverence God and His laws.
a feeling or attitude of profound respect, usually reserved for the sacred or divine; devoted veneration
an outward manifestation of this feeling, esp a bow or act of obeisance
the state of being revered or commanding profound respect
(archaic) saving your reverence, a form of apology for using an obscene or taboo expression
(transitive) to revere or venerate
(preceded by Your or His) a title sometimes used to address or refer to a Roman Catholic priest
adjective 1. (initial capital letter) (used as a title of respect applied or prefixed to the name of a member of the clergy or a religious order): Reverend Timothy Cranshaw; Reverend Mother. 2. worthy to be revered; entitled to reverence. 3. pertaining to or characteristic of the clergy. noun 4. Informal. a member of the […]
- Reverend mother
noun 1. a title of respect or form of address for the Mother Superior of a convent
adjective 1. feeling, exhibiting, or characterized by reverence; deeply respectful: a reverent greeting. adjective 1. feeling, expressing, or characterized by reverence
adjective 1. of the nature of or characterized by reverence; reverent: reverential awe. adjective 1. resulting from or showing reverence: a pilgrimage is a reverential act, performed by reverent people